Sketches of Eminent Methodist Ministers
Carlton & Phillips, 1854 - Clergy - 370 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Sketches of Eminent Methodist Ministers: With Portraits and Other ...
No preview available - 2016
Common terms and phrases
affection appeared appointed attended became become believe better bishop blessed body brethren brother called cause character charge Christ Christian Church circuit close Conference continued conversion course death deep devoted district divine duty early elected entered eyes faith father feel felt Fletcher formed friends gave give given hand heard heart Holy hope hour hundred impression influence institution interest John kind labours less living Lord M'Kendree manner meeting Methodism Methodist miles mind minister ministry nature never object passed period prayer preach preacher present presiding question received religion religious remained respect rest returned says seemed sermon society soon soul spirit strength success suffer things thought tion took travelled truth views Wesley whole young
Page 125 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Page 61 - I'LL praise my Maker with my breath ; And when my voice is lost in death, Praise shall employ my nobler powers : My days of praise shall ne'er be past, While life, and thought, and being last, Or immortality endures.
Page 289 - For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Page 43 - I live not in myself, but I become Portion of that around me; and to me, High mountains are a feeling...
Page 38 - Such a society is no other than " a company of men having the form and seeking the power of godliness, united in order to pray together, to receive the word of exhortation, and to watch over one another in love, that they may help each other to work out their salvation.
Page 46 - Oh lift me as a wave, a leaf, a cloud ! I fall upon the thorns of life! I bleed!
Page 10 - For here the patriarchal days are not A pastoral fable— pipes in the liberal air, Mix'd with the sweet bells of the sauntering herd; My soul would drink those echoes. Oh, that I were The viewless spirit of a lovely sound, A living voice, a breathing harmony, A bodiless enjoyment— born and dying With the blest tone which made me!
Page 229 - Lord King's account of the primitive Church convinced me, many years ago, that bishops and presbyters are the same order, and consequently have the same right to ordain.
Page 37 - THE visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in the which the pure Word of God is preached, and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance, in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same.
Page 277 - My God is reconciled, His pardoning voice I hear: He owns me for His child, I can no longer fear ; With confidence I now draw nigh, And Father, Abba, Father ! cry.